Transportation and Traffic Manager

$138,842 - $163,343 yearly
  • City of Sunnyvale
  • Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • Apr 04, 2019
Full time Engineering Government Management Other Transportation

Job Description

Transportation and Traffic Manager


Work for the City of Sunnyvale: The Heart of the Silicon Valley  

Visitors and residents enjoy Sunnyvale's beautiful, clean suburban setting, efficient, high-quality city services, low crime rate, quality schools and 18 prize-winning parks.  

Sunnyvale is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic professional to fill the current opening for Transportation and Traffic Manager. The position resides in the Department of Public Works and will be a direct report to the Director of Public Works. Primary responsibilities include managing regional and high profile transportation projects within Sunnyvale. The position will be responsible for coordinating with outside agencies such as the Valley Transportation Authority, Caltrain, High Speed Rail, Caltrans, adjacent cities, MTC, and ABAG.  

Current projects include: Mary Avenue Overcrossing over highways 101 and 237; Bernardo Avenue railroad undercrossing; Sunnyvale Avenue and Mary Avenue railroad grade separations, liaison with the County for the Lawrence Grade Separation project; and coordinating with VTA as part of the proposed transportation ballot measure Envision 2040. The position will manage multiple consultant contracts and will be expected to coordinate and work closely with the Transportation and Traffic Division of Public Works.   

This position will supervise a small team. Other responsibilities of the position which may be added in the future include: managing and directing the Transportation and Traffic Division which includes transportation planning and traffic operations engineering; planning and coordinating division workload and budgets; creating and sustaining cooperative and collaborative working relationships across the City, with the development community, and residents; providing highly complex staff assistance to the Director of Public Works.

The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way:

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, planning, public administration or a related field and five years of responsible transportation, engineering or planning management experience, including two years of supervisory experience.

The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. The position opens March 28, 2019 and final filing date is April 29, 2019 at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: and click on JOBS.


Salary $66.75 - $78.53 Hourly| $138,842.00 - $163,343.00 Annually

When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Advisor. 

Deadline to Apply

April 29, 2019